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Modern humans and Neanderthals mated 50,000 to 60,000 years ago

Modern humans and Neanderthals mated 50,000 to 60,000 years ago | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Genome sequencing of DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.
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Is Race a Fiction? | Ideas with Paul Kennedy | CBC Radio

Is Race a Fiction? | Ideas with Paul Kennedy | CBC Radio | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Blood ties you to family, country and race. Should it? Watch a live panel discussion with Lawrence Hill, Priscila Uppal, Hayden King and Karina Vernon moderated by Ideas host Paul Kennedy.
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Ancestor of Native Americans in Asia was 30% "Western Eurasian"

Ancestor of Native Americans in Asia was 30% "Western Eurasian" | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
The complete genome has recently been sequenced from 4 year old Russian boy who died 24,000 years ago near Lake Baikal in a location called Mal’ta, the area in Asia believed to be the origin of the...
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Search through own heritage leads evangelist to story about enslaved mixed-race pastor

Search through own heritage leads evangelist to story about enslaved mixed-race pastor | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
“All of a sudden I didn’t know who I was,” Tippit said during an interview at a local coffee shop. “I have fair skin and blue eyes, but my bloodline is a mixture of English, Native American and African.”“I did an ethnic background testing and basically came up with (that) I am 1/32nd African,” Tippit said. “I have sub-Saharan African DNA.“I should have been classified as a colored person — not as a white person,” Tippit said with a smile. “By law, I should not have been allowed to attend Istrouma High School because (then) it was segregated.”Baton Rouge schools were officially desegregated in 1965, the year Tippit graduated, according to school district officials."Click through to read more.
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What is a Haplogroup?

What is a Haplogroup? | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
Sometimes we’ve been doing genetic genealogy for so long we forget what it’s like to be new.  I’m reminded, sometimes humorously, by some of the questions I receive. When I do DNA Reports for clien...
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Excellent description by scientist Roberta Jestes @robertajestes


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